Doctor insights on:
Colon Detox Diet
None: It is a waste of time and serves no useful purpose. ...Read more
refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more
Many methods, useful: I am not sure it's "necessary" but i advise all my patients to detox periodically for optimal health. My favorite method is to eat primarily organic fruits & veggies while taking nutrients to support detox. For an article i wrote see http://www.Drrandy.Org/article.Html#anchor-staying-23240. For more detailed advice see http://www.Healthy.Net/health/article/general_detoxification_and_cleansing/1558. ...Read more
Caveat emptor: There is no reason to take that stuff unless you want to pay a lot. No one knows the side effects of herbal therapy and repeated enemas by they can cause side effects. ...Read more
It is of no use: I do not recommend doing any such detox... It is dangerous and has no benefit to you. It can only create more trouble for you. ...Read more
Don't bother: Don't bother with any type of detox. It's just a waste of your money. ...Read more
Hi .I cannot go toilet, constipated for a week. I only go after I had colon detox or detox tea. My stomach bloated so big especialIy after meal. help?
Pressure in ears, head and stiffness in neck after doing a colon cleanse. CT scan of brain completely normal. Detox effects?
The road to health..: ...does NOT lead through your rectum. Colon cleansing can cause vomiting, electrolyte imbalance, dehydration, jaundice & kidney failure. It was discredited a century ago. It may sound appealing but there is NO scientific evidence for it. Claims that toxins in your GI tract cause health problems eg arthritis, allergies, asthma are nonsense. Be a wellness skeptic, not a wellness sucker. ...Read more
Hi a friend of mines has air pockets in his colon, what is the best option regards to his diet? Also what is an immediate solution to east the pain?
Simethicone: tablets ( GasX) and a thorough GI evaluation. ...Read more